Accredited Nursing Schools in Lesotho

Lesotho Nursing Council Notice

All student Nurses, Midwives and Nurse assistants are required to index with the council within Three (3) months of their enrollment

Bachelor of Science in general nursing & Midwivery [Direct] - 5 years

The applicant must possess LGCSE/COSC or equivalent for foreign acquired qualifications. Foreign acquired qualifications should be evaluated by the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECOL) before submission.

Candidates who join the B.Sc. in General Nursing and Midwifery degree programme at first year must satisfy the following requirements.

 Sat for a minimum of 6 (six) subjects in LGCSE examinations
 Obtained a C grade or better in Mathematics
 Obtained a C grade or better in Biology or Physical Science
 Obtained a C grade or better in English Language
 Obtained a C grade or better in one other subject
 Obtained a D grade or better in any other two subjects

For COSC qualification or other please contact national university of Lesotho
Phone: +266 2234 0601
              +266 5221 3000
Email: info@nul.ls

Adress:  National University of Lesotho
               P.O Roma 180,
               Maseru, Lesotho.

Phone: +266 2234 0601
              +266 5221 3000
Email: info@nul.ls

Adress:  National University of Lesotho
               P.O Roma 180,
               Maseru, Lesotho.

  Career Opportunities: Can establish and run own clinics (Private Practice), Manage Health Centres, work as Managers and Directors of different programme e.g. EPI, PMTC, work as Nurse Educators, Clinical instructors at Diploma levels or Assistant Lecturers. Can pursue Masters and Doctorate degrees in Nursing Programmes.

The center of excellence in nursing education in Lesotho through research, innovation and learning culminating in quality health

Certificate in Nursing Assistant

The applicant must possess LGCSE/COSC or equivalent for foreign acquired qualifications. Foreign acquired qualifications should be evaluated by the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECOL) before submission.

A candidate must have passed a minimum of six(6) subjects with a (D) which much must include:
 a D or better in English language
 a D or better in Mathematics
 a D or better in Physics/Chemistry/ Biology/ Human and social Biology

A candidate must have passed a minimum of six(6) subjects which much must include:
 E or better in English language
 E or better in Mathematics
 E or better in Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Human and Social Biology

Paray School of Nursing
P.O. Box 2
Thaba -Tseka 550
TELL : +26622900319/+26666102264/+26656879305
email:info@parayson.ac.ls.
website:www.parayson.ac.ls, www.parayhospital.co.ls

Diploma in Nursing (3 year course)

The applicant must possess LGCSE/COSC or its equivalent for foreign acquired qualifications. Foreign acquired qualifications should be evaluated by the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECOL) before submission.

A candidate must have passed a minimum of six(6) subjects with a (D) of which four (4) of them must be passed with a C or better including Physics / Chemistry/ Biolo-gy.
 a D or better in mathematics
 a D or better in English language

A candidate must have passed a minimum of (6) subjects with a (D)
 Four credits which must include a science subject. The science subjects should be Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology
 D or better in Mathematics
 D or better in English language
OR
 Certificate in Nursing Assistant passed with merit
 A minimum of 5 passed subjects at COSC.
 Working experience as a Nursing Assistant is an added advantage

Paray School of Nursing
P.O.BOX 2
Thaba -Tseka 550
TELL : +26622900319/+26666102264/+26656879305
email:info@parayson.ac.ls.
website:www.parayson.ac.ls, www.parayhospital.co.ls

Diploma in Midwifery

The applicants must possess;
Diploma in Nursing

Diploma in General Nursing (3 year course)

The applicant must possess LGCSE/COSC or its equivalent for foreign acquired qualifications. Foreign acquired qualifications should be evaluated by the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECOL) before submission.

A minimum of six (6) subjects at LGCSE level with the following:
 Pass of D in English Language
 Pass of D in Mathematics
 Pass of C Science Subjects (Biology,Physics, Chemistry, Intergrated or Combined Science or Bio-Chemistry).
 Pass of C in any other three subjects.

A minimum of six (6) subjects at COSC level with the following:
 Pass of seven in English Language.
 Pass of seven in Mathematics
 Credit in any of Science Subjects (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Intergrated or Combined Science or Bio-Chemistry.
 Credit in any other three subjects

Scott College of Nursing,
Private Bag,
Morija 190
Lesotho

Phone: (+266) 52500111

Email: info@scottcon.ac.ls
Web: www.scottcon.ac.ls

Certificate in Nursing Assistant

The applicant must possess LGCSE/COSC or its equivalent for foreign acquired qualifications. Foreign acquired qualifications should be evaluated by the Examinations Council of Lesotho (ECOL) before submission.

A minimum of five (5) subjects at COSC/LGCSE level with the following:
 Pass of E in English Language
 Pass of E in Mathematics
 Pass of D Science Subjects (Biology,Physics, Chemistry, Intergrated or Combined Science or Bio-Chemistry).
 Pass in any other two subjects.

A minimum of five (5) subjects at COSC/LGCSE level with the following:
 Pass of E in English Language
 Pass of E in Mathematics
 Pass of D Science Subjects (Biology,Physics, Chemistry, Intergrated or Combined Science or Bio-Chemistry).
 Pass in any other two subjects.

Scott College of Nursing,
Private Bag,
Morija 190
Lesotho

Phone: (+266) 52500111

Email: info@scottcon.ac.ls
Web: www.scottcon.ac.ls

Diploma in Midwifery

  • Diploma in General Nursing and registration with Lesotho Nursing Council

Diploma in Genereal Nursing (3 year course)

  • The Minimum formal education entrance requirements is at least 12 years of schooling

 LGCSE or O level (Standard 10 is the foreign equivalent).
 Credits (minimum 4) in any of the following subjects
 A Science subject (Biology, Physics and Chemistry or Combined science and Additional Combined Science
 A pass of at least D (7) in Mathematics and English Language

  • NB, Applicants must come for the entrance examination and interview at an appointed date and time.

 LGCSE or O level (Standard 10 is the foreign equivalent).
 Credits (minimum 4) in any of the following subjects
 A Science subject (Biology, Physics and Chemistry or Combined science and Additional Combined Science
 A pass of at least D (7) in Mathematics and English Language

  • NB, Applicants must come for the entrance examination and interview at an appointed date and time.

Private Bag X019
Ficksburg, 9730
South Africa

P.O. Box 11
Mapoteng, 250
Lesotho

Tel: +266 2254 0211
Fax: +266 2254 0230
Email:mac@maluti.adventist.org

Diploma in Midwifery (1 year course)

 Scholastic Requirements are the same as those applicable in the Diploma in General Nursing.
 The applicant MUST have passed General Nursing
 The applicant MUST have passed the midwifery Entrance Examinitation Test.

Admission Procedure

Potential students who have applied and qualify for the entry requirements are given application forms and shortlisted. Those shortlisted according to their C.O.S.C. results and other relevant factors then called for interviews on a set date. The prospective candidates are subjected to oral and written interviews that bear specific marks that candidates earn per performance.

In order to qualify for admission at Roma College of Nursing, a student should have attained a minimum of six (6) passed subjects at COSC level with the following:

 Credit in English Language or a pass of seven
 Pass in Mathematics or Principles of Accounts
 Credit in combined Science/Biology that goes with pass in Physics and Chemistry/Pass in Biology that goes with Credit in Physics and Chemistry
 Credit at any other three subjects